NAMA 2.0: Can the agency solve the housing crisis and transform the docklands?

In the blink of an eye, Nama is no longer a toxic loans agency – now it’s a major developer of national infrastructure, writes Ian Kehoe.

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Ian Kehoe

20th July, 2014

Michael Noonan and Frank Daly smiled their way into a crowded conference room at the Department of Finance on Wednesday morning, like two old school friends trading tales at a class reunion.

A combination of circumstance and crisis has brought them to this juncture together: Daly, the country’s former tax chief, was coaxed out of retirement to chair Nama, while Noonan was languishing on the Fine Gael backbenches until a botched political coup against Enda...

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